Archdiocese of Philadelphia
In one of the most sweeping announcements in its long history, the Philadelphia Archdiocese has announced mergers or consolidations of parishes that will affect thousands of Catholics in the region.
An archdiocese spokesman says church members will likely receive letters in the mail along with announcements from the pulpit at weekend masses.
Many prominent Americans — from members of the Continental Congress to, on occasion, George Washington — have walked through the doors to worship there.
Archbishop Charles Chaput ordained three new priests at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul Saturday morning.
Bishop Joseph McFadden, a West Philadelphia native who was a champion of Catholic education while serving in the Philadelphia Archdiocese, died Thursday at the age of 65.
The no-contest plea means that Timothy Udinski is not admitting guilt but concedes that prosecutors have enough evidence to convict him at trial.
Following in the example of the new Pope Francis, the Archdiocese of Philadelphia is reaching out to its neighbors to host what it’s calling an “ecumenical conversation.”
The victim’s suit says the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, the priest’s order, and the Bucks County DA’s office failed to act after she reported being assaulted by a priest at the National Shrine of Our Lady of Czestochowa, near Doylestown.
Hundreds of people from our area headed to Washington D-C this morning to participate in a “Marriage March”.
The Catholic church is being led by Pope Francis. Local experts on the inside of the church are happy with what they see so far.
Pope Benedict XVI made a commitment to be here in September 2015 for a World Families Conference.
Archbishop Charles Chaput says the college division operations will be moved to what is known as the “upper side” or theology division campus at the seminary.
It’s an event that is projected to draw tens of thousands of Catholics from around the world for the six-day event.
Caroline Pla (#10 in photo) began playing football at age five. Last season, the Archdiocese of Philadelphia caught wind of Caroline’s presence on the team and told her it violated CYO policy.
St. Donato’s weekly mass attendance was down to less than 200.